Education & Leadership · Downtown Oakland YMCA
Knowledge, character development, guidance and encouragement to help children and teens learn and realize their potential is a core focus of what we do at Downtown Oakland.
Youth and GovernmentTM
Our civic engagement and leadership development program for middle and high-school students helps develop critical thinking competence, strengthens interpersonal communication skills and raises awareness of and engagement in community issues and their possible solutions. For detailed information regarding the program contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Specific skills introduced, enhanced and reinforced throughout Y&G:
- Leadership Skills
- Public Speaking
- Research & Writing
- Core Values & Teamwork
- Study Skills
- Critical Thinking
- Understanding of Civic Engagement
- Addressing Issues on Statewide & National Issues